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In this issue of Dairy Goat Journal
Volume 88 Number 4
July/August, 2010

On The Cover
      Jennifer Ansley and her family raise dairy goats and make goat milk soap on their Far Above Rubies Farm, outside of Fairbanks, Alaska.

From the editor:
Start here, go everywhere 6
    By Jennifer Stultz
Goat prose & poetry:
Goat U. Retrospective 8
    By Dave Gruver
In the news:
Cheese Championship Winners Announced in Wisconsin 10
    By Alan Harman
Human Health Improves with Goat Milk Consumption 12
    By Tim King
What’s it Going to Cost? A Look at the Cost of Building a Farmstead Creamery 14
    By Gianaclis Cauldwell
The Many Uses of Goat Milk 20
    By Shelene Costello
Drafting: A Good Occupation for Wethers & Retired Dairy Does 22
    By Bambi Iles
Pack with Man’s Other Best Friend 24
    By Jan Privratsky
Jennifer Ansley Finds Ways to Profit Despite Weather & Regulation Difficulties 27
    By Alan Harman
Commercial dairy diary:
Louisiana Micro Goat Cheese Dairy Relies on Family Help to Prosper 31
    By Wanda Barras
Dairy Goat Lessons Learned the Hard Way 43
    By Tracy Collier
Judging quiz:
Oberhasli Dry Yearlings 50
    By Todd Biddle
A younger view:
Goats are Superior to Cows When it Comes to Efficient Milk Production 52
    By Angie Pruitt
Upcoming events 53
Photo gallery 58

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